FG Suspends Basketball In Nigeria For Two Years

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate withdrawal of Nigeria from all international basketball competitions for a period of two years with immediate effect. Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja. Dare, represented by Ismaila Abubakar, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, said a committee would be set up to oversee basketball leagues in the country.   Read Also : Buhari appeals to ASUU to end strike, confers awards “Following the unending crisis which have plagued and nearly crippled…

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Former minister, Ewuga’s pilot-daughter, 11 others die in plane crash

The former Minister of State, FCT, Senator Solomon Ewuga’s daughter, Adzuayi Ewuga, a female pilot, has died in a plane crash in Central Cameroon. Report said the pilot, who died in a mini-aircraft belonging to Caverton Aviation Cameroon, had 11-passengers on board. According to local media reports, the aircraft was flying from Yaounde Nsimalen Airport to Belabo, in the east of the country when air traffic services lost radio contact.   Read Also : Female Student Beaten To Death, Corpse Set Ablaze In Sokoto(video)   There were no survivors. The…

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Female Student Beaten To Death, Corpse Set Ablaze In Sokoto(video)

Ayet-to-be identified student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education in‪ Sokoto State has been burnt to death by her colleagues for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad (SAW). SaharaReporters gathered that the incident happened on Thursday morning. She was burnt to death by Muslim students who dragged her out of her hostel. Deborah was stoned and burnt to death today at sokoto state college of education for blasphemy. Her offense? In a voice note, she reacted against posting of religious contents in their class group chat on WhatsApp. Religion needs regulation…

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#ASUUStrike : UNN students protest the ongoing strike (video)

The students of University of Nigeria, Nsukka have joined on the ongoing protest for the prolonged ASUU strike. They earlier updated.. “All Nigerian Varsity Students within and outside Enugu are by this notice invited for a peaceful March against strike actions on Varsity Education in Nigeria. Date: Thursday 12th May, 2022 Time : 9am Meeting Point: UNN First Gate Nsukka CAMPUS #ASUU #ASUUstrike #Unnprotest https://t.co/a2lCxCDPNL”   Read Also : #ASUUStrike : OAU students block express road in protest for strike   The protest went on as planned with students blocking roads and…

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Buhari appeals to ASUU to end strike, confers awards

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to consider the plight of students and call off the ongoing strike. He made the appeal at the 19th National productivity day and conferment of the National Productivity Order of Merit award held on Thursday. The President equally urged students in public tertiary institutions to exercise patience as the Federal Government strives to address the nagging issues in the nation’s university system within the ambit of available resources. During the event, President Buhari conferred the 2019/2020 awards…

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#ASUUStrike : OAU students block express road in protest for strike

The frustrating students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, OAU have taken their anger to the Federal Government road as they have blocked the Ife-Ibadan expressway. The completely abandoned Nigerian Students have been trying in their own way to remind the Federal Government whose main interest is on the 2023 elections that their future is more important than the elections. Jkcyno news reported that Ibrahim Gambari, Buhari’s chief of staff had Waded In as he Summoned ASUU, NASU, Others for further meeting.   Read Also : #ASUUStrike: UNIBEN students protest in solidarity for…

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Omah Lay meets Ansu Fati and Ousmane Dembele at Camp Nou (video)

Barcelona star, Ansu Fati and Nigerian singer-songwriter, Stanley Omah Didia, better known as Omah Lay recently met each other for the first time. Omah Lay, who is currently on his World Tour connected with Fati after the Barcelona and Celta Vigo match on Tuesday. The artiste who is a Barca fan, stopped at Camp Nou to watch the La Liga fixture on May 10, 2022. The football and music star ran into each other at the stadium carpark where they exchanged pleasantries. Fati, who seems to be a fan was…

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Joseph Bako, kidnapped Catholic Priest Dies In Bandit’s Custody

 Joseph Bako, a reverend father of the Catholic Church in Kaduna State who was kidnapped by bandits two months ago, has died in the custody of his abductors. The victim reportedly spent eight weeks in captivity before his death. Although the police authorities have yet to confirm the incident, the Chancellor of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, Reverend Father Christian Okewu Emanuel, disclosed this on Wednesday.   Read Also : Boko Haram-ISWAP: Soldier assisting terrorists commits suicide after naming other collaborators   According to the chancellor, Father Bako was ill…

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Jonathan Finally Joins Ruling APC In Bayelsa Ward

President Goodluck Jonathan has formally defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in a bid to recontest for President in 2023. This comes hours after disowning a nomination form purportedly procured for him by a northern group. Following reports that a coalition of northern socio-cultural groups, basically of Fulani extraction, purchased N100 million nomination and expression of interest forms of the APC for the former President to contest for President again in 2023, Jonathan swiftly rejected the presidential form purchased for him on Monday.   Read Also : Goodluck…

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Ibrahim Gambari Wades In, Summons ASUU, NASU, Others

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, on Wednesday summoned the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and other registered trade unions in Nigerian universities to an emergency meeting Gambari will chair the meeting tagged “Tripartite-Plus”, scheduled to hold at Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa on Thursday evening in order to resolve ongoing industrial actions in the universities. He also invited identified interest groups and civil societies organisations. Apart from ASUU and NASU, other unions that have paralysed academic…

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